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METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.



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a: artificial-intelligence ~
b: child

Writer: Michael Hibbard --Date: April 27, 2018

a: primary-and-foreign-key ~
b: a-parent-child-relationship

Writer: Michael Rodrigues --Date: April 27, 2018

a: acid-and-base ~
b: two-sides-of-a-coin

Writer: Preeti Pranay --Date: April 27, 2018


a: igneous-rock ~
b: ice-cube

Writer: Professor Martha Schoene --Date: April 26, 2018

a: oracle-database ~
b: jet-engine

Writer: Larry Ellison --Date: April 26, 2018

a: oracle ~
b: a-big-b-52-bomber

Writer: Johnlim --Date: April 26, 2018


a: kindness ~
b: boomerang

Writer: Gregg Dreise --Date: April 26, 2018

a: the-tablespace ~
b: the-queen-bee-of-the-oracle-hive

Writer: mattyflynn --Date: April 26, 2018

a: qpcr ~
b: copy-machine-with-a-counter

Writer: Not Stated --Date: April 26, 2018


a: ribosome ~
b: car-factory

Writer: Ada Yonath --Date: April 26, 2018

a: bullying ~
b: a-tide

Writer: Not Stated --Date: April 26, 2018

a: self-control ~
b: empathy-with-your-future-self

Writer: Ed Yong --Date: April 26, 2018


a: our-health-care-system ~
b: a-shiny-new-car-with-a-blown-engine

Writer: J Carlton --Date: April 26, 2018

a: ecosystem ~
b: jenga

Writer: Grade 6 teacher --Date: April 26, 2018

a: ecosystem ~
b: an-interest-bearing-bank-account

Writer: aidan clarke --Date: April 26, 2018


a: family ~
b: a-heap-of-stones

Writer: God --Date: April 26, 2018

a: pollution ~
b: homelessness

Writer: Not Stated --Date: April 26, 2018

a: chloroplast ~
b: a-home-for-chlorophyll

Writer: sofijaysabelle1 --Date: April 26, 2018


a: chloroplast ~
b: a-haunted-house-absorbing-screams

Writer: BlizzyBee --Date: April 26, 2018

a: alternating-current ~
b: a-hand-saw

Writer: Pentium100 --Date: April 26, 2018

a: gun-control ~
b: trying-to-solve-drunk-driving

Writer: Jerrybob --Date: April 26, 2018


a: prayer ~
b: jesus-coming-to-dinner

Writer: Joseph Prever --Date: April 26, 2018

a: gun-control ~
b: annoying-family-member

Writer: James Mallon --Date: April 26, 2018

a: music ~
b: a-time-machine

Writer: Not Stated --Date: April 26, 2018


a: rheumatoid-arthritis ~
b: spraining-all-your-joints

Writer: Daniel P. Malito --Date: April 26, 2018

a: alcoholism ~
b: riding-a-elevator

Writer: Tommyh --Date: April 26, 2018

a: diabetes ~
b: play-doh

Writer: Christel Marchand Aprigliano --Date: April 26, 2018


a: voltage-drop-in-the-silicon ~
b: empty-bucket

Writer: Not Stated --Date: April 26, 2018

a: family ~
b: a-quilt

Writer: Liz Gubernatis --Date: April 26, 2018

a: exploding-an-egg-in-a-microwave ~
b: the-start-of-the-universe

Writer: ALBERT2.0 --Date: April 26, 2018


a: dyslexia ~
b: driving-a-car-in-the-dark

Writer: Vicki Wakefield --Date: April 26, 2018

a: family ~
b: locomotive

Writer: Rev. Sun Myung Moon --Date: April 26, 2018

a: business ~
b: a-leaky-bucket

Writer: Not Stated --Date: April 26, 2018


a: business-analyst ~
b: road-trip-planner

Writer: Julia Scholz --Date: April 26, 2018

a: business-analyst ~
b: a-football-coach

Writer: Not Stated --Date: April 26, 2018

a: health-care-system ~
b: a-black-hole

Writer: Alan F. Kremen - --Date: April 26, 2018


a: vacuole ~
b: kitchen

Writer: Many --Date: April 26, 2018

a: radioactive-decay ~
b: popping-popcorn

Writer: Not Stated --Date: April 26, 2018

a: singing ~
b: music-of-the-birds

Writer: Ellen G. White --Date: April 26, 2018


a: earthquake ~
b: cracking-rock

Writer: Not Stated --Date: April 26, 2018

a: population-genetics ~
b: proverbial-lamppost

Writer: Lynn Margulis --Date: April 26, 2018

a: electric-field ~
b: ski-slope

Writer: Regina Demina , Professor of Physics --Date: April 26, 2018


a: obesity ~
b: huge-wave

Writer: Stephen J. Dubner --Date: April 25, 2018

a: government ~
b: the-market

Writer: G. William Domhoff --Date: April 25, 2018

a: equality ~
b: every-runner-the-same-size-shoes

Writer: Not Stated --Date: April 25, 2018


a: legalizing-marijuana ~
b: opening-the-lion-s-cage-at-the-zoo

Writer: Not Stated --Date: April 25, 2018

a: capitalism ~
b: bacteria

Writer: wisensale --Date: April 25, 2018

a: insulin ~
b: garage-door-opener

Writer: Not Stated --Date: April 25, 2018


a: abortion ~
b: suicide

Writer: David C. Reardon, Ph.D. --Date: April 25, 2018

a: family ~
b: a-heap-of-stones

Writer: God --Date: April 25, 2018

a: sister-chromatids ~
b: pencils

Writer: Not Stated --Date: April 25, 2018


a: family-health-tree ~
b: a-medical-crystal-ball

Writer: Erin Michos, M.D. --Date: April 25, 2018

a: double-displacement ~
b: when-partners-swap-dates

Writer: McKenzie L --Date: April 25, 2018

a: dna-transcription ~
b: running-an-obsticle-course

Writer: anonymous --Date: April 25, 2018


a: globalization ~
b: snow-avalanche

Writer: Mike Collins --Date: April 25, 2018

a: photosynthesis ~
b: money-put-into-a-savings-account

Writer: drhglatzer --Date: April 25, 2018

a: beauty ~
b: a-white-frail-bird

Writer: William Butler Yeats --Date: April 25, 2018


a: beauty ~
b: endless-feast

Writer: Sam Murray --Date: April 25, 2018

a: air-pollution ~
b: 2nd-hand-smoke

Writer: vivergy --Date: April 25, 2018

a: onboarding ~
b: driving-a-car-in-a-new-city

Writer: Sarah Green Toews --Date: April 25, 2018


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